R. David Hayward is an Assistant Research Scientist in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. His primary areas of research include the social psychology of religion and health and group processes in religious congregations, with a methodological focus in longitudinal survey research and hierarchical/multilevel statistical modeling.
Before coming to Michigan, David was a postdoctoral fellow at Duke University Medical Center (first with the Center for Spirituality, Theology, and Health, and later with the Neuropsychiatric Imaging Research Laboratory). He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2008, and his B.A. in Psychology at Ohio University in 2003.
- Attitudes and Beliefs
- Culture and Ethnicity
- Group Processes
- Health Psychology
- Life Satisfaction, Well-Being
- Neuroscience, Psychophysiology
- Self and Identity
- Sociology, Social Networks
- Hayward, R. D., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2011). Weber revisited: A cross-national analysis of religiosity, religious culture, and economic attitudes. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42(8), 1406-1420.
- Hayward, R. D., & Elliott, M. (2009). Fitting in with the flock: Social attractiveness as a mechanism for well-being in religious groups. European Journal of Social Psychology, 39(4), 592-607.
- Hayward, R. D., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2007). How competition is viewed across cultures: A test of four theories. Cross-Cultural Research, 41(4), 364-395. doi: 10.1177/1069397107306529
- Hayward, R. D., & Krause, N. (2013). Trajectories of disability in older adulthood and social support from a religious congregation: A growth curve analysis. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 36(4), 354-360. doi: 10.1007/s10865-012-9430-4
- Owen, A. D., Hayward, R. D., Koenig, H. G., Steffens, D. C., & Payne, M. E. (2011). Religious factors and hippocampal atrophy in late life. PLoS ONE, 6(3), e17006.
- Elliott, M., & Hayward, R. D. (2009). Religion and life satisfaction worldwide: The role of government regulation. Sociology of Religion, 70(3), 285-310.
- Hayward, R. D., & Krause, N. (2013). Patterns of change in religious service attendance across the life course: Evidence from a 34-year longitudinal study. Social Science Research. Advance online publication.
- Hayward, R. D., Owen, A. D., Koenig, H. G., Steffens, D. C., & Payne, M. E. (2012). Longitudinal relationships of religion with posttreatment depression severity in older psychiatric patients: Evidence of direct and indirect effects. Depression Research and Treatment, 2012, Article ID 745970, 8 pages.
- Krause, N., & Hayward, R. D. (2012). Awareness of the historical importance of the church and change in self-esteem among older African Americans. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 4(2), 240-260.
- Hayward, R. D., Owen, A. D., Koenig, H. G., Steffens, D. C., & Payne, M. E. (2012). Religion and the presence and severity of depression in older adults. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 20(2), 188-192.
- Krause, N., Evans, L. A., Powers, G., & Hayward, R. D. (2012). Feeling grateful to God: A qualitative inquiry. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 7(2), 119-130.
- Hayward, R. D., Owen, A. D., Koenig, H. G., Steffens, D. C., & Payne, M. E. (2011). Associations of religious behavior and experiences with extent of regional atrophy in the orbitofrontal cortex during older adulthood. Religion, Brain & Behavior, 1(2), 103-118.
- Kim, S.-S., Reed, P. G., Hayward, R. D., Kang, Y., & Koenig, H. G. (2011). Spirituality and psychological well-being: Testing a theory of family interdependence among family caregivers and their elders. Research in Nursing & Health, 34(2), 103-115.
- Hayward, R. D., Taylor, W. D., Smoski, M. J., Steffens, D. C., & Payne, M. E. (2013). Association of Five-Factor Model personality domains and facets with presence, onset, and treatment outcomes of major depression in older adults. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 21(1), 88-96.
- Hayward, R. D., & Krause, N. (2013). Changes in church-based social support relationships during older adulthood. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Science, 68(1), 85-96.
- Hayward, R. D., Maselko, J., & Meador, K. G. (2012). Recollections of childhood religious identity and behavior as a function of adult religiousness. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 22(1), 7-88.
- Hayward, R. D., & Krause, N. (2013). Trajectories of late-life change in God-mediated control. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 68(1), 49-58. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbs054
- Hayward, R. D., & Krause, N. (2013). Patterns of change in prayer activity, expectancies, and contents during older adulthood. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 52(1), 17-34.
- Hayward, R. D., & Elliott, M. (2011). Subjective and objective fit in religious congregations: Implications for well-being. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 14(1), 127-139.
R. David Hayward
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education
University of Michigan School of Public Health
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029
- Phone: (734) 763-5582
- Fax: (734) 763-7379